Latest Surgeons Stories

2013-05-24 23:14:53

San Diego dermatologist and incoming President of the ASDS Mitchel P. Goldman, MD, discusses the new results of the annual survey and predicts top treatments for 2013. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 According to recent reports from the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, skin cancer treatments topped the list of the most performed procedures in 2012 with more than 2.7 million treatments carried out. Laser and light procedures proved to be the second most popular with 1.5 million...

2013-05-11 23:04:07

New York-based dermatologic surgeon Kavita Mariwalla saw a need, so she filled it by creating an online surgical lecture program for residents. Rolling Meadows, Ill. (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 Every time Kavita Mariwalla, M.D., prepared to teach a new class, she inevitably would find herself creating a dermatologic surgery lecture from scratch. The time-consuming task was a regular reminder that teaching would be much more efficient if she had a ready-made series of surgical lectures. That led...

2013-05-11 23:02:33

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) has granted $300,000 to three exceptional up and coming researchers through its Young Investigator Awards program. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 Just as National Cancer Research month begins, the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) has announced the recipients of its Young Investigator Awards. BCAN´s Scientific Review Group, chaired by Matt Milowsky, MD at the University of North Carolina´s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'